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Job Post

Library Director

Pulaski Public Library

About the Position:
The Pulaski Public Library is looking for a dedicated and customer-focused individual for the permanent position of library director. Pulaski is a community centrally located between Watertown and Syracuse, NY and within five miles of the eastern shore of Lake Ontario.

This position has a particular emphasis on customer service and, among others, will include:
* Administering Board policies and making policy recommendations to the Board
* Preparing the budget
* Supervising, hiring, training and evaluating personnel and volunteer coordination
* Accountability for promoting and evaluating activities, programs and services
* Reviewing and approving selection of all materials for purchase
* Participating in professional meetings, classes, conferences and workshops
* Working with elected officials, school officials and civic organizations

Qualifications:
A library science degree is preferred but not required. A minimum of an associate degree or equivalent amount of college credit is required. Previous library experience of two to five years is preferred. Applicants should have experience in public service and dealing with the public. Applicants must have good general knowledge and an interest in reading and current affairs.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:
The position begins on October 1, 2018 and is based on a 35 hour week with nights and weekends required as needed. Compensation will range between $16.00 - $18.00 per hour based on experience. Benefits include New York State Retirement and medical insurance. Vacation days, sick days, and paid holidays are available. A background check will be conducted.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to Mr. James Butler, President, Board of Trustees, Pulaski Public Library, 4917 N. Jefferson Street, Pulaski, NY 13142. Application deadline is Friday, September 7, 2018.

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Librarian I/II

Schenectady County

Schenectady County has continuous recruitment for Librarian I and Librarian II positions.  There is a one year prior County residency requirement for the positions.   Applications are reviewed as needed to fill vacancies.  Please review the full exam posting # 61601 (Librarian I) or # 61616 (Librarian II) at https://mycivilservice.schenectadycounty.com/exams.  An application for the taking the exam will be found on that webpage.

Posted 8/14


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Librarian III

Schenectady County

Schenectady County has posted an Open Competitive Exam for the job title ‘Librarian III’.  There is a one year prior County residency requirement for the position.  Minimum qualifications are graduation from a New York State registered college or university with a Master's Degree in Library Science and four years of professional library experience.

The deadline for the exam application is September 4, 2018.  Please review the full exam posting # 66957 at https://mycivilservice.schenectadycounty.com/exams.  An application for the taking the exam will be found on that webpage.  The Date of the Examination is October 31, 2018.

Posted 8/14


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Part Time Position

White Plains Public Library

About the Position:
Be part of one of the most exciting children’s libraries in New York! The White Plains Public Library has a part-time opening in The Trove - the Library’s beautiful Children’s Library. We are seeking individuals who love working with children and families; are dedicated to developing an interest in reading amongst our community’s youth; and take pride in delivering great customer service.

This position is an excellent opportunity for current graduate students in library science or education, recent graduates eager to gain experience, current librarians looking to pick up a few extra hours a week, or retirees who would like to maintain involvement in their profession and serving children. We would also invite college graduates considering a library career to apply.

Primary Duties:
The primary duties of this position include providing customer service and reference and reader’s advisory at the Compass Desk in the Trove, though other duties may be assigned as needed. Hours to include weekday afternoons/evenings, and weekends as needed, for up to 15 hours/week. Master’s Degree in Library Science is preferred, but not required. Spanish language a plus. Salary based on qualifications and experience.

To Apply:
Please submit resume and references via email to Joshua Carlson, Manager of Youth Services, with the subject “Trove Part Time Opening”.
Joshua J. Carlson, Manager of Youth Services, White Plains Public Library

Posted 8/14


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Accounting Clerk (PT)

Great Neck Library (Business Office)

Skills required:
* Successful candidate will have a degree in Accounting and at least 3 years accounting experience.
* Working knowledge of principles of Fund Accounting preferred.
* Must be computer literate, well organized, and detail oriented.
* Sage (Peachtree) Accounting and AccuData Payroll experience a plus.

Job Duties:
* Reports directly to Business Manager;
* Accounts Payable: Matches invoices to purchase orders, Prepare checks for mailing, Prepare and send retiree notices, Attach checks to invoices, Filing of invoices, Prepare new A/P folders;
* Cash Receipts: Counts cash from all locations and prepares bank deposits;
* Payroll: Maintains overtime spreadsheet, dispatch pay stubs to employees;
* Assists Business Manager in special projects as required.

Salary & Schedule:
* 10-15 hours per week, Monday - Friday
* $15-$20 per hour (Rate commensurate with experience)

To Apply:
Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Avenue, Great Neck, NY 11023
employment@greatnecklibrary.org
No Phone Calls Please

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 8/13


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Circulation Department Supervisor

Utica Public Library

About the Position:
The Library is looking to hire a new leader for the Circulation Department of an active and vibrant urban public library.  Prospective candidates should enjoy working with people and delivering high quality customer service with tact, courtesy and professionalism to all users of the library.    

Summary of Duties:
* Manage all aspects of the Circulation Department including supervision, training and evaluation of personnel; technical services; and circulation procedures.  
* Responsible for money handling processes and procedures.
* Attend meetings/workshops related to Circulation activities.
* Assist in all departments of The Library’s operation - Reference, Children’s, and Office.  
* Prepare statistical reports and help with analysis of library performance metrics on a regular basis.
* Complete and approve payroll for Circulation staff every pay period.  
* Other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule, Starting Wage, & Benefits:
* Minimum 37.5 hours per week, with availability for evening and Saturday hours as the schedule dictates, or as required by the Director.
* $13.00/hour
* Health/Dental/Vision, Paid Time Off, New York State Retirement, Paid Family Leave

Qualifications:
* High School Diploma
* Previous library experience is preferred, but candidates with other retail and/or clerical experience will be considered
* Typing and computer skills
* Ability to work independently
* Ability to supervise the work of others
* Ability to interact successfully with a diverse clientele
* Detail oriented
* Commitment to quality public library service

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail by August 27, 2018 to apply@uticapubliclibrary.org

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User Services & Engagement Librarian

SUNY Maritime College

About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:
The User Services and Engagement Librarian provides leadership for the overall user experience including circulation, reserves, inter-library loan, technology support, and research services. This position requires a wide range of professional responsibilities and activities, such as developing a philosophy and standards for service, engaging in assessment activities to measure and benchmark service effectiveness and quality, creating in-house procedures regarding the circulation process (check out, etc.) and promoting library services to the campus community and external partners.

Responsibilities:
* Leads service operations and staffing at the Stephen B. Luce Library;
* Ensures efficient daily operations, quality outcomes, and user satisfaction;
* Participate in library instruction, including creation of research guides, in collaboration with fellow librarians;
* Trains staff and student workers as necessary;
* Works with colleagues across SUNY and the profession on user service initiatives;
* Explores emerging technologies for current awareness and application in a library setting;
* Provides general and specialized reference service in person, via email, and through reference IM;
* Participates in other Reference and Instruction programs and projects, such as Research Coach (individual reference appointments);
* Serves as a subject liaison for developing resources and collections;
* Teaches general library research classes to undergraduate and graduate students and develops customized supplementary materials/tools as needed for instruction sessions;
* Maintains current knowledge of trends in user services and engagement;
* Cultivates and sustains collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff in support of campus teaching, learning, research, and student success;
* Develops research guides to facilitate online research;
* Participates in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements; and
* Serves on college and library committees, participates in local, regional, and national associations, and engages in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure.
* Other projects as assigned by the Library Director

Requirements:
Required Qualifications:
* Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent;
* Strong customer service ethic;
* Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
* Demonstrated organizational and problem solving ability;
* Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic librarianship;
* Evidence of successful collaboration;
* Demonstrated ability to effectively use a variety of new technology communication methods;
* Experience with one or more: surveys, focus groups, usability testing and interviews;
* Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse workload;
* Curiosity about and comfort with new technologies; and
* Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.

Additional Information:
Classification/Salary Range: The User Services & Engagement Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 - $55,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the UUP Benefit Summary). Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes:
This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Budget Title: User Services & Engagement Librarian
Local Title: Assistant Librarian
Line #: 00403

To Apply:
Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
* Resume/CV
* Cover letter with salary requirements
* Contact information for three professional references

Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edits your profile or to upload additional documents.

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SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call The Office of Human Resource Services at (718) 409-7303 or email at hr@sunymaritime.edu. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7350. It can also be viewed on line by selecting University Police at www.sunymaritime.edu

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Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian

SUNY Maritime College

About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:
The Digital Scholarship and Open Educational Resources Librarian supports the service portfolio of the Library by providing client service, technical expertise, training, and support for tools and practices used by faculty, researchers, students, librarians, and other partners engaged with digital scholarship and publishing. The position also coordinates the College's Open Educational Resource initiatives as a way to reduce the cost of higher education and improve student success. The Digital Scholarship and Open Educational Resources Librarian will contribute towards the vision and development of forthcoming initiatives, including a center to support digital scholarship, and provide a more cohesive and holistic service environment for scholars. Working with other librarians, staff, and campus partners, the incumbent will develop, implement, expand, and sustain services, including the technical infrastructure, that advance Library and campus digital scholarship and open educational resource activities to support contemporary research, teaching and learning practices.

* Serve as the primary digital scholarship resource within the Library.

  1. Provide consultation for digital publishing software and methods, including WordPress, Omeka, open access, and open educational resources.
  2. Help scholars use common digital humanities tools and methods, such as text analysis; web scraping; GIS; scanning and OCR; data visualization; audio and video production; etc.
  3. Provide instruction and training on digital scholarship tools, techniques, and methodologies.

* Serve as a catalyst and facilitator for the Library's digital scholarship activities.

  1. Evaluate user needs and service gaps; testing new tools, platforms, and software with an eye to potential deployment at SUNY Maritime; staying current on tools, trends, and methods to enhance services.
  2. Participate in outreach and promotional events and maintain our web presence for digital scholarship services and open resources.
  3. Partner with faculty and other researchers, and partners and vendors, as needed, to plan and create effective, innovative and sustainable digital scholarship projects.
  4. Initiate, build, and nurture relationships within the Library, campus, and external communities to develop and implement digital scholarship services based on researcher needs, current standards, and best practices.

* Manage the College's Open Resource initiatives.

  1. Advocate effectively for OER to a variety of audiences and maintain focus on activities that will generate significant ROI.
  2. Advise on metadata creation related to publishing and repository services.
  3. Advise faculty, students, and other researchers on using digital tools and techniques to enrich their research and provide access to their scholarship.
  4. Coordinate campus wide OER training events.
  5. Stimulate adoption of OER through faculty grants and a promotional campaign.
  6. Evaluate the initiative's ROI by measuring performance metrics like adoption rate, cost-savings, and student performance.

* Maintain awareness of emerging digital scholarship trends, technologies, tools, methods, standards, and initiatives and evaluate their usefulness to the local environment.
* Participate in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements.
* Serve on college and library committees, participate in local, regional, and national associations, and engage in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure.
* Other duties as assigned by the Library Director.

Requirements:
Required Qualifications:
* Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent.
* Evidence of strong public service orientation and experience.
* Curiosity about and comfort with new technologies.
* Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.
* Experience with OER and/or scholarly communication.
* Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
* Capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
* Exposure to digital scholarship services in libraries.
* Demonstrated experience in the use and application of digital scholarship or digital humanities tools, technologies, approaches and platforms (such as textual analysis, data visualization, multimodal publishing, or digital exhibits).
* Understanding of the research lifecycle and demonstrated knowledge of the ways that new technologies are affecting the production of scholarship.
* Effective instructional, presentation, organizational, and communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to manage and balance multiple projects and priorities.
* Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Second master's degree in relevant subject area.
* Data curation and metadata use in libraries or digital humanities contexts.
* Advanced skills in one or more of the following areas: GIS, media digitization (images, audio, video), data visualization.
* Some knowledge of programming and scripting languages (e.g., Python, R, JavaScript, Ruby, MySQL, PHP).
* Familiarity with research methodologies and processes across a range of disciplines.
* Experience leading startup initiatives.
* Experience working in a digital scholarship center.
* Engagement or active participation with national or regional digital scholarship initiatives.
* Experience with grant writing and fulfilling grant reporting requirements.

Additional Information:
Classification/Salary Range: The Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 - $52,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the UUP Benefit Summary). Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes:
This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Budget Title: Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian
Local Title: Assistant Librarian
Line #: 00556

To Apply:
Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
* Resume/CV
* Cover letter with salary requirements
* Contact information for three professional references
Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edits your profile or to upload additional documents.

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SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call The Office of Human Resource Services at (718) 409-7303 or email at hr@sunymaritime.edu. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7350. It can also be viewed on line by selecting University Police at www.sunymaritime.edu

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Interim Director

Fayetteville Free Library

About the Position:
The Fayetteville Free Library Board of Trustees seeks an Interim Director to guide the library as it transitions to new leadership.

With a dedicated staff of experienced employees, active volunteers, and a supportive community, the FFL serves the Fayetteville-Manlius community and surrounding areas. The library is nationally and internationally known for its innovative programs, services, spaces, and collections, and is home to one of the first library Makerspaces in the United States.

The Interim Director will work with the Board and the staff to help the FFL move forward with its mission and its search for a permanent Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have a Library Sciences degree and leadership experience.

To Apply:
Please email your letter of interest and resume to board@fflib.org

Posted 8/9


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Early Literacy Library Instructor

Schuylerville Public Library

About the Library:
The Schuylerville Public Library is located in the village of Schuylerville and serves a school district population of 9,981 across seven towns and two villages. Schuylerville has an especially rich past being a battlefield in two wars, location of many revolutions, including fights for freedom, transportation, and industry along with an abundance of rich natural resources and a bounty of agriculture. The Schuylerville Public Library was named a 3-star library by the Library Journal magazine. Each year, the Library hosts hundreds of programs and serves thousands of people. All of its programs and exhibitions are free and open to the public. Connect here for TLC! (Technology, Literacy, and Community). www.schuylervillelibrary.sals.edu

Library hours:
Monday – Friday 10am-8pm
Saturday 10am-2pm

About the Position:
Our growing public library is looking for a part-time Early Literacy Instructor who can help to create a fun environment and incorporate educational programs that assist in children’s development. The Early Literacy Library Instructor will be responsible for monitoring and teaching the 3-5 year-old children in our award-winning Counting Down to Kindergarten program, developing a curriculum that the children will respond to positively and collaborating with our team to enhance the learning environment at our library. Ideal candidate will be energetic, creative, and easily adaptable to new situations. If you love working with kids and have previous experience in an early learning environment, please apply today.
Schedule will consist of 2-3 day shifts, as well as one evening per week, totaling 25 hours per week. Salary range is $14-16 per hour, commensurate with experience. This is a Civil Service position; therefore, appointments will be made based on Saratoga County requirements.

Responsibilities:
* Develop and maintain a constructive and ongoing rapport with children and parents
* Create activities that are fun and educational for the children
* Collaborate with schools and local organizations
* Some library clerk duties, as needed
* Develop and run library programs for young children

Requirements:
* 2+ years’ experience working with children in a classroom setting
* High School diploma required
* Degree and/or certification in Early Childhood Education strongly encouraged
* Caring and nurturing attitude toward children
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

To Apply:
Send Resume, Cover Letter, and Three Professional References to cjohnson@sals.edu or
Caitlin Johnson
Schuylerville Public Library
52 Ferry Street
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Applications due by August 31, 2018.

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Library Director

Voorheesville Public Library

About the Position:
Voorheesville Public Library seeks a team leader who can work together with an experienced staff, the board, an active friends group, and community groups to make sure that the library understands and meets the needs of the Voorheesville Central School District residents now and in the future.

About the Voorheesville Public Library:
A school district library serving a population of 7,200 full time residents, the Voorheesville Public Library is located in the Village of Voorheesville and has a voter approved operating budget of $1,179,890. The library is part of the Upper Hudson Library System.

The anticipated start date for the position is October 1, 2018. More information can be found on the library’s website, www.voorheesvillelibrary.org.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates please send your résumé and cover letter electronically to searchcommittee@voorheesvillelibrary.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application review will begin on August 20, 2018.

Re-Posted 8/6


Library Director

Wyandanch Public Library

About the Position:
The Trustees of the Wyandanch Public Library seek a highly motivated professional to manage the daily operations of the Library. The Board is seeking a candidate who will continue to grow and enhance library services to the Wyandanch community through the effective management of library staff, technology, collection, and resources. The Library is a suburban library in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, which serves a diverse population of approximately 12,000 residents.

Responsibilities of the Position:
Under the general direction of the Board of Library Trustees, an employee in this class administers a public library. The incumbent exercises direct or indirect supervision over all library employees, and oversees all library functions and activities, subject to the policies, standards and objectives determined by the Board of Trustees. The employee utilizes a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in the performance of these duties. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate, and four (4) years of experience in a public library as a professional librarian (professional experience is defined as experience gained after being awarded a Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS), or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) or a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate); at least three (3) years of this experience must have been at the level of Librarian II or higher; or a satisfactory equivalent encompassing service as a library department head or head of a small branch. The salary will be based on relevant experience.

The Library Director position is a provisional appointment.  The salary will be based on relevant experience. 

Job Type: Full-time

Required licenses or certifications:
* (MLS) Master's Degree in Library Science
* (MSIS) Master of Science in Information Science

Required language: English

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to Ghenya B. Grant, Esq, President, Board of Trustees,  Wyandanch Public Library, 14 South 20th Street Wyandanch, NY 11798. E-mail: gglaw02@yahoo.com. Application deadline is Friday, August 17th, 2018

Posted 8/6


On-Call Librarian(s)

Wyandanch Public Library
Must have strong written and oral communication
Skills and be able to work in a fast paced
environment with a diverse population.
Evening and weekend hours will be required.
Requirements: MLS and Public Librarian’s Professional
Certificate or Eligible for Library Trainee

Contact: Frederick Lopez
Wyandanch Public Library
14 South 20th Street
Wyandanch, NY 11798
Phone: (631) 643-4848 Fax: (631) 643-9664
email: Flopez.wpl@gmail.com

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary
Education:
•    Master's
Language:
•    Spanish or Creole or English

Posted 8/6


Head of Reference

Great Neck Library

About the Position:
The Great Neck Library is seeking a dynamic, innovative librarian to lead our Reference Department.  The ideal candidate will be community minded and think beyond the walls of the library to serve a very active, culturally diverse library in a  highly educated community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Leading, directing and supervising full and part-time librarians, clerks, and pages in the Reference Department
* Participating in staff selection and training for the department
* Making administrative decisions for the department
* Carrying Library initiatives forward to staff and the community
* Scheduling staff for maximum service during public service hours
* Coordinating and providing outreach services
* Providing Reference service In-person, via telephone, and through a variety of other formats
* Connecting patrons to highly recommended, carefully selected sources in many formats
* Designing, organizing, and initiating services that reflect the demographics, cultural diversity, and special needs of the community
* Maintaining the quality of collection resources by evaluating all formats for accuracy and currency
* Coordinating selection and deselection of materials
* Collecting data and preparing reports for statistical analysis and submissions
* Collaborating with departments, branches, and community partners to provide quality services
* Staying informed of developments in the profession through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, continuing education courses, and reading professional materials
* Developing and conducting programs, tours, book talks, multi-media programs

Minimum Qualifications:
* MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution
* New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment
* Four years professional librarian experience preferred
* Demonstrated respect, sensitivity, and knowledge of cultural differences

Schedule:
Full time-35 hours/week, Includes evenings and Saturdays

Starting Salary Range:
The minimum starting salary is $66,600 with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To Apply:
Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 8/22/2018:

Employment, Great Neck Library
159 Bayview Ave.
Great Neck, NY  11023
No Phone Calls

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Shelver

Great Neck Library, Main Library

About the Position:
The Great Neck Library seeks a detail-oriented individual to shelve library materials and maintain shelf order. Must have excellent alphanumeric skills. In addition to daily shelving tasks, this position will require moving books, using carts, to organize the collection. Position involves standing, bending and the ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

Salary & Hours:
* Starting Salary: $11.00/ Hour
* Minimum 3 Hours per Day
* Flexible Schedule

To Apply:
Resumes/Applications should be emailed to employment@greatnecklibrary.org by August 17, 2018

The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 8/1


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Technology Trainer, Part Time

Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS)

General Description:
Technology Trainer will provide extensive high-quality technology training and customer service to SCLS member library staff through workshops, programs and individual assistance at SCLS and member library locations.

FSLA: Non-Exempt
Department: Member Services
REports to: Professional/Staff Development Supervisor

Essential Functions:
* Trains member library staff in the use of existing technology/equipment.
* Plans and implements group training workshops for member libraries.
* Develops and implements new technology training services to address member library needs.
* Develops and implements technology-based programs for member libraries.
* Provides member library staff with direct training and assistance on beginner to advanced technology/equipment topics.

Other Functions:
* Represents SCLS at conferences, special events, and meetings.
* Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment.
* Evaluates new equipment and techniques.
* Performs other functions as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Ability to travel to member libraries for training and programming, including nights and weekends
* Knowledge of library practices.
* Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
* Maintains and updates technical knowledge on a regular basis.
* Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines.
* Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with others in a team setting.

Required Experience and Training:
* Bachelor of Arts or Sciences from an accredited college.
* Experience working in a collaborative environment.
* Excellent presentation skills.

Minimum Starting Hourly Wage: $21.15

To Apply:
Please send all applications by Friday, August 10, 2018 to:
Teri Hatred, Human Resources Officer, Suffolk Cooperative Library System, 627 North Sunrise Service Road, Bellport, NY 11713 or to sclshr@suffolknet.org

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Library Manager

D.R. Evarts Library

About the Position:
The D. R. Evarts Library Board of Trustees seeks an energetic, forward thinking Library Manager, who is an exceptional leader and demonstrates commitment to the public library’s excellent service.

With a dedicated staff of part time employees, volunteers, and an active Friends group, the D. R. Evarts Library serves this small town of about 3,400 residents.  The historic, 1907, D. R. Evarts Library building is the vibrant center of the Athens community.  The library is part of the Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) and is located 27 miles south of Albany.  Additional information may be found at www.drevartslibrary.org

Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will have the skills and experience to plan and manage services and programs, and inspire community support.  The Manager reports to the Board of Trustees.  Primary responsibilities of this position include:
* Promote the library as the premier informational resource, educational, cultural and recreational center of the community;
* Demonstrate to each patron a feeling of welcome and the sense that the library has something to offer everyone;
* Manage the library’s services and programs, making these services accessible to all patrons with the support of professional staff and volunteers;
* Explore and pursue opportunities for grants as a means of providing expanded services;
* Management duties including personnel, budgeting, collection development, social media, facilities management, and information services;
* Advise and work closely with the Board on all library matters;
* Work cooperatively with patrons, schools, businesses, municipal entities, Friends, staff and community groups in the area.

Required Qualifications:
This is a Civil Service position requiring a minimum of 2 years of college (60 credits)

Ideal Qualifications:
* A Library Science degree or a relevant Business Management degree
* A minimum of one year Library or Business Management experience including internships

Salary & Hours:
* Starting salary of $42,000 plus benefits
* 35 hours per week on a flexible schedule

To Apply:
Open until filled.  Qualified, interested individuals should email a cover letter, resume, three professional references to the search committee at board@drevartslibrary.org

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Part-Time Youth Services Librarian/Kids Discover the Trail Coordinator

Tompkins County Public Library (TCPL)

Join the dynamic and growing Youth Services department at Tompkins County Public Library (TCPL) located in downtown Ithaca, NY! This 20-hour-per-week position is at a Librarian I level and is part of the Tompkins County Civil Service system. Our department includes a staff of 2 full-time librarians, 4 part-time librarians and 2 library assistants and is an integral part of the library as a whole, which has 43.5 FTE staff members.

Main duties include being the Kids Discover the Trail (KDT) Coordinator for TCPL which involves planning and implementing a class visit program for all the Kindergarteners in the Ithaca City and Trumansburg School Districts - over 550 students a year! What better way to reach so many young children to introduce the wonders of the public library! The Coordinator is also expected to attend KDT program meetings and events. More information about the KDT program can be found here.

During the spring and summer months, this position will assist with our annual Summer Reading Program reaching out to the community at large during outreach visits and programs.
This position will also handle some collection development responsibilities for the Youth Services department.
As with all Youth Services staff, this position will help to staff the Youth Services desk as well as the newly-created Teen Center, providing reference assistance to our diverse and enthusiastic community of children, teens, and their families.
Other programming, reference, or collection duties may be assigned. Position may include evening and weekend hours.

Salary hiring rate is $27.21/hour, working rate of $28.60/hour after 6 months and includes a generous benefits package.

To Apply:
To apply, please visit: https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/apply/2895

Apply by August 7, 2018 at 4:30.  Exam date is September 1, 2018.

For more information about the position, please contact the Head of Youth Services, Sarah O’Shea at soshea@tcpl.org or (607)272-4557 Ext. 255.
Join our energetic and passionate team!

For additional information on Tompkins County Civil Service please visit http://tompkinscountyny.gov/personnel. We are anticipating the exam for this position to be available Fall 2018. Apply now to qualify and to be notified when the exam is available!

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Full-Time Information and Learning Services Librarian

Tompkins County Public Library (TCPL)
Community Engagement/ Outreach Services

Join the Information and Learning Services department at Tompkins County Public Library (TCPL) located in downtown Ithaca, NY! This 35 hour-per-week position is at a Librarian I level and is part of the Tompkins County Civil Service system. Our department includes a staff of 4 full time librarians- and 2 library assistants and is an integral part of the library as a whole, which has 43.5 FTE staff members.

Your role will be to develop and implement library programs and services for adults both within and outside the library that celebrate ideas, promote creativity, connect people and enrich lives.
The Community Engagement/Outreach Services Librarian will develop and maintain community partnerships, identify opportunities for library participation in local community events. The Community Engagement/Outreach Services Librarian will respond to the evolving needs and interests of our communities by developing and supporting programs and activities that promote civic engagement and community building.

This position will also assist with Information and Learning Services desk, providing reference, readers' advisory, computer, database and referral services to Library patrons directly, and by telephone; and assisting patrons in material selection. This position will assist with collection development responsibilities for the Adult Non-Fiction collection, including selection and maintenance.

Hours & Salary:
Position will include evening and weekend hours.
Salary hiring rate is $27.21/hour, working rate of $28.60/hour after 6 months and includes a generous benefits package.

To Apply:
Please visit https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/apply/2895

Apply by August 7, 2018 at 4:30.  Exam date is September 1, 2018.

For more information about the position, please contact the Head of Information and Learning Services, Teresa Vadakin at tvadakin@tcpl.org or (607)272-4557 Ext. 272.
Join our energetic and passionate team!

For additional information on Tompkins County Civil Service please visit http://tompkinscountyny.gov/personnel.
We are anticipating the exam for this position to be available Fall 2018. Apply now to qualify and to be notified when the exam is available!

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Library Director

Pulaski Public Library

The Pulaski Public Library is looking for a dedicated and customer-focused individual for the permanent position of library director. Pulaski is a community centrally located between Watertown and Syracuse, NY and within five miles of the eastern shore of Lake Ontario.

This position has a particular emphasis on customer service and, among others, will include:
* Administering Board policies and making policy recommendations to the Board
* Preparing the budget
* Supervising, hiring, training and evaluating personnel and volunteer coordination
* Accountability for promoting and evaluating activities, programs and services
* Reviewing and approving selection of all materials for purchase
* Participating in professional meetings, classes, conferences and workshops
* Working with elected officials, school officials and civic organizations

Qualifications:
A library science degree is preferred but not required. A minimum of an associate degree or equivalent amount of college credit is required. Previous library experience of two to five years is preferred. Applicants should have experience in public service and dealing with the public. Applicants must have good general knowledge and an interest in reading and current affairs.

Salary & Benefits:
The position begins on September 1, 2018 and is based on a 35 hour week with nights and weekends required as needed. Compensation will range between $16.00 - $18.00 per hour based on experience. Benefits include New York State Retirement and medical insurance. Vacation days, sick days, and paid holidays are available. A background check will be conducted.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to Mr. James Butler, President, Board of Trustees, Pulaski Public Library, 4917 N. Jefferson Street, Pulaski, NY 13142. Application deadline is Friday, August 10, 2018.

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Instructional Services Librarian

Morrisville State College Library

Category: Full-time Faculty
Department: Library
Locations: Morrisville, NY

About Morrisville State College:
Morrisville State, a college that leverages the expansive resources of the State University of New York, is a model of innovative applied education. Located in the center of New York State, the college offers students hands-on, experiential learning in modern classrooms and specialized facilities, many of which are rare or one-of-a-kind in higher education. Morrisville's 3,000 students - who come from diverse backgrounds across the state and around the world - choose from more than 80 associate and bachelor degree programs that embrace agriculture, technology, business, social sciences, including Psychology, Criminal Justice, and the liberal arts. An internship program that prepares students for success in the 21st-century workplace ranks among the top ten in the nation. At Morrisville, motivated students work alongside talented faculty members - many with field experience - to imagine, build, and test practical, sustainable solutions to some of the fundamental questions confronting a shrinking world with diminishing resources.

The main campus is 30 miles southeast of Syracuse and 30 miles southwest of Utica; it is a half-hour drive from the New York State Thruway with easy access to Albany (two hours), Rochester (two hours), Buffalo (three hours) and New York City (four hours).

The SUNY Morrisville Norwich campus has been serving the Norwich community and the surrounding areas for more than 46 years, offering students associate degree options such as Criminal Justice, Computer Information Technology, and Nursing. The campus is also used by businesses, not-for-profits and community partners for training, events and videoconferencing.

The Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), administered by SUNY Morrisville, provides the urban community of Syracuse with innovative academic programs leading to higher education as well as vocational training programs leading to gainful employment and economic self-sufficiency.

Recognizing the importance of diversity in assuring the success of students and graduates in an increasingly global environment, SUNY Morrisville is committed to equity and inclusion in all aspects of hiring and employment.

Job Description:
SUNY Morrisville invites applications for a full-time, tenure track instructional services librarian. The successful candidate will assume the lead role in infusing information literacy learning outcomes into a diverse campus community where the emphasis is on career-focused experiential learning. Instruction activities include a busy schedule of one-shot information literacy sessions and a one credit information literacy course, as well as responsibility for information literacy instruction impact assessment.  The instructional services librarian works collaboratively with our small team of librarians to seek out opportunities to provide information literacy and library services guidance to both students and faculty, online and in-person. Responsibilities include oversight and assessment of Ask 24/7 reference services and participation in library marketing and program development and implementation. Additional duties include providing reference services, subject area liaison duties including collection development and course/subject guide development, and participation on campus-wide committees.  This is an 11 month professional obligation.

Requirements:
Required:
* An ALA accredited MLS degree
* Demonstrated commitment to support student learning with the ability to engage a variety of learning styles
* Minimum one year academic library and information literacy instruction experience
* Knowledge and application of current trends and theories in information literacy and metaliteracy instruction
* Evidence of the successful integration of innovative teaching strategies into information literacy instruction
* Demonstrated vision and leadership initiative to guide an active and growing information literacy program

Preferred:
* Familiarity with workplace information literacy
* Familiarity with instructional technologies and course management systems
* Familiarity with nursing and natural resources information resources
* Familiarity with LibGuides and AskUs 24/7
* Experience in assessing student learning and instruction initiatives
* Experience in providing academic reference services
* Demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding public service
* Effective oral and written communication skills
* Ability to work independently and as a team member
* Demonstrated ability to establish and nurture productive collaborative partnerships

SUNY Morrisville is seeking candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to providing leadership in building equitable, diverse, and inclusive environments.

To Apply:
Apply online at http://www.morrisville.edu/careers.  Application materials should include resume and cover letter.  Consideration of candidates will begin August 13, 2018 and continue until position is filled.

SUNY Morrisville is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.  

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Local Content Librarian

John Jermain Memorial Library

About the Position:
The John Jermain Memorial Library, located in the historic Sag Harbor Business District, seeks applicants for a full-time Local Content Librarian to join our reference team.
This is a newly-created position and the right candidate will have the opportunity to build and maintain local history materials from the 18th, 19th and 20th century, as well as to work with the community to acquire and create local history materials reflecting the vibrant and diverse culture of 21st century Sag Harbor. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, collection development, planning programs and exhibitions utilizing the Local History Collection, creation of digital records, providing general reference services, and outreach and collaboration with neighboring cultural organizations.

Required Skills:
Required skills include a love of research, knowledge of archival methods, flexibility, a collaborative spirit, familiarity with electronic resources, and experience working in public service. Candidates must have completed an MLS degree from an accredited institution, with a concentration in archives management preferred, and have or be eligible for New York State Librarian Certification. Candidates must be available for one evening and one weekend day per week. Experience with grant-writing, digitization, and/or editing oral histories is desirable but not necessary.

Salary & Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, participation in TIAA CREF retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and a partial-Tuition Reimbursement program.  

To Apply:
Please send resume and letter of application to Catherine Creedon, Director at catherine@johnjermain.org  by August 1, 2018.

John Jermain Memorial Library warmly welcomes applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, nationality or ancestry, gender, age, or disability.

Posted 7/16